Liberia drops from Ebola watch list; Guinea and Sierra Leone still on
The World Health Organization has declared Liberia Ebola-free, allowing travelers coming from that West African nation to enter the U.S. without additional screening.
Those returning from Guinea and Sierra Leone still will be screened.
A State Department alert issued Sept. 15 noted that Ebola remains a Level 3 travel issue for Guinea and Sierra Leone, according to the Centers for Disease Control, which counted 17,608 cases in those countries resulting in 6,487 deaths. Travelers are advised to avoid nonessential travel to those countries.
Liberia has had 10,672 cases of Ebola...